On December 17, Sirius Satellite Radio is kicking off an epic series on the life of Howard Stern. The History of Howard Stern will offer a behind-the-scenes look at Stern's life, career and achievements, beginning with Act I - The Early Years, spanning his birth through his days at WNBC/New York. It premieres on December 17 on Stern's Sirius channels, Howard 100 and Howard 101, and runs through December 21. Act I will debut in five separate parts, with one installment airing each day that week and replaying continuously. Sirius will replay The History of Howard Stern multiple times, including the weekends of December 22-23 and December 29-30.
Narrated by Jim Forbes, the voice of VH1’s Behind the Music, The History of Howard Stern features an array never-before heard audio footage and exclusive interviews and commentary from Stern, The Stern Show staff, friends, family, former colleagues, and celebrities such as David Letterman. Others who contributed interviews include Dave Grohl, Jimmy Kimmel, Joe Walsh, Dee Snider and more.
"It’s a complete retrospective of stuff you’ve never heard - every piece of history of this show," said Stern. "The History of Howard Stern is an incredible listening experience. It’s the kind of radio that competes with television and that you’d never hear on terrestrial radio."
"There is only one Howard Stern, and he continues to make history on Sirius every day creating unrivaled, groundbreaking radio," added Scott Greenstein, Sirius' President of Entertainment and Sports. "The History of Howard Stern is the ultimate journey of the man who redefined broadcasting. You must know the past to know the future of radio."
The satcaster plans to air future acts of The History of Howard Stern, and Act II will pick up as Stern begins his legendary run at K-Rock.